Eddie F and Erick Sermon Unite to Celebrate the Essence of Hip Hop in “This Is Hip Hop”
Mount Vernon-based music legend, Eddie F, teams up with hip-hop icon Erick Sermon and the electrifying emcee Jarren Benton in their latest track, “This Is Hip Hop (Hip Hop 50th Edition).” Released globally on October 6, 2023, this single is a tribute to the genre that has shaped their careers and profoundly impacted modern music.
Eddie F, a pioneering producer, DJ, and songwriter renowned for his collaborations with industry titans such as 2Pac, Mary J Blige, Donell Jones, LL Cool J, Angie Stone, and Jay Z, has consistently pushed the boundaries of hip-hop and R&B. His 2023 venture, “Eddie F Presents,” seeks to extend his legacy by mentoring and developing emerging talents in the music industry.
“This Is Hip Hop (Hip Hop 50th Edition)” is an electrifying showcase of Eddie F’s dedication to the culture that has been the cornerstone of his career. Joining him on this track is none other than the legendary Erick Sermon (of EPMD fame) and the rising star Jarren Benton, hailing from Decatur, Georgia.
In this remarkable musical journey, Eddie F and Erick Sermon pay homage to hip-hop luminaries, from Big Daddy Kane to Redman, crafting a freestyle dedication that reverberates with their passion for the genre. The infectious beat combines Erick Sermon and Eddie F’s signature boom-bap groove with a funky acid-rock guitar riff, creating an instantly captivating sound.
Edward “Eddie F” Ferrell is an illustrious American producer, DJ, songwriter, executive, and entrepreneur with a remarkable track record. His contributions to the music industry include multi-platinum production and writing projects, including works for TLC, Mariah Carey, Mary J. Blige, LL Cool J, Will Smith, Jodeci, Destiny’s Child, Jaheim, Heavy D, Luther Vandross, and Run DMC. Eddie F was at the helm of A&R and executive production for pivotal albums and “Greatest Hits” projects such as Pete Rock & CL Smooth’s “Mecca and the Soul Brother,” Donell Jones’ “Where I Wanna Be & Story of My Heart,” The Tony Rich Project’s “Words,” Stevie Wonder’s “Song Review: A Greatest Hits Collection,” and RUN DMC’s “Greatest Hits.”
The “Eddie F Presents” platform is a testament to his unwavering commitment to delivering high-quality music from classic legends and emerging talents alike. Eddie F’s journey as a producer/executive and his role as the official DJ for “Uptown Records” have allowed him to discover and nurture fresh talent while maintaining his passion for DJing.
With his music inspirations ranging from Bruno Mars, Rick Ross, Mariah Carey, Cardi B, Lil Baby, and Migos to legendary figures like Teddy Riley, Mary J Blige, Jodeci, and the Jackson family, Eddie F continues to spread the positivity and energy of music, ensuring that the soundtrack of our lives remains vibrant.
“This Is Hip Hop (Hip Hop 50th Edition)” marks a significant moment in the illustrious career of Eddie F. He remains a guiding force in the hip-hop industry, introducing the next generation of talent to the world while maintaining his commitment to the art that has defined his life.
To listen to “This Is Hip Hop (Hip Hop 50th Edition)” and explore more from Eddie F, Erick Sermon, and Jarren Benton, visit all major streaming platforms.